Marking 15th Anniversary

Curatio International Foundation unveiled the most successful Public Health Management Student on its 15th Years anniversary marking event.

On December 18, Curatio International Foundation granted the first student of the fellowship program established on the occasion of its 15th anniversary. The lucky student is Ledi Bichikashvili, Public Health Management faculty student at the Tbilisi State Medical University.

Over 100 guests representing donor organizations, public and private sector, and partners of CIF celebrated successful 15 years together at the Radisson Sas Iveria hotel lounge.

In welcoming remarks Ketevan Chkhatarashvili, the President of CIF and George Gotsadze, Director highlighted major achievements of the organization and thanked the audience for being thus supporting over all these years. Management of the organization particularly stressed the importance of the fellowship program: “Our work has been directed on the benefits of people. We channel all our resources and committment to improve the lives of children, adults, socially vulnerable. We think that Georgia needs professional public health professionals. We decided to support bachelor students of public health management and further motivate them to become real professionals of the profession they have chosen”- said George Gotsadze.

“I want to address Curatio International Foundation with the deep sense of gratefulness. This is the greatest initiative ever. When I learned that I became the winner of the fellowship my motivation has increased tenfold compared with the day before. I do realize that I have a huge responsibility towards Curatio International Foundation, my university, course mates and the audience attending here”- said the successful student.

CIF succeeded to deserve the award itself as well. Alexandre Kvitashvili, on behalf of the Ministry of Labor, Health and Social Affairs granted the certificate of recognition to CIF for valuable contributions to successful development of health sector in Georgia.

“I can freely say that none of the organizations in Georgia has thus influenced the health system reforms in Georgia as Curatio International Foundation’s work”-said he.

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